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Start Merchant Services – Fast, Safe, Anywhere, Save

START Merchant Services was founded on the principle that all merchants deserve to have their Merchant Account approved and up and running quickly and efficiently so they can launch their businesses


Most START Merchant Services clients are approved and have their Authorize.Net gateway built within 1 business day.

Professional Skills

The Management Team at START Merchant Services has been setting up Authorize.Net accounts for 15 years. That’s because, since 1997, we’ve focused exclusively on approving tens of thousands of Merchant Accounts featuring Authorize.Net. With the highest level of customer satisfaction and retention, why not trust START Merchant Services for your eCommerce credit card processing needs?

With START Merchant Services, you can expect:

  • No Termination Fees.
  • No Annual Fees.
  • No Address Verification Fees.
  • Most Merchant Accounts APPROVED within 2 hours.
  • Guaranteed lower overall processing cost.
  • Pass-Through of lower Durbin Debit Card fees.
  • Unbeatable eCommerce experience.
  • Helpful, friendly, and honest customer support.

Simple Solutions in a Complicated World

START Merchant Services was founded on a single premise:  new and emerging Internet companies need a simple, secure, cost-effective payment solution without hassle, commitment, or exorbitant fees.

START delivers them.

We represent a team of payments experts with an average of 20+ years in the financial services industry, mostly with eCommerce business.

We learned that you need a simple and professional way to accept payments.  And we know that the last thing you need is a partner you can’t trust or a solution you can’t afford.

More than 90% of START’s merchant customers come to us through their web hosting company, web design company, shopping cart provider, or another business they trust.  That’s because START handles each of these with referrals with the professional attention and respect they deserve.

Learn more about START by reading through this website.  Then, if you want to talk, call us at 888-573-7587. We’re happy to answer your questions, address your needs and get you processing payments today.

eCommerce start-ups end up processing with START Merchant Services.

Trusted By

With over $160 Million in transactions monthly you can trust START to get you the best rates and superior service

“We needed a provider that had our best interests in hand without simply filling their own back pockets. Start Merchant Services did a consultation with us to see how to best accept payments in our industry, educating us along the way with best practices and tools. I would recommend them in a heartbeat.”


"When we initially engaged with START, we were a Startup, and never experienced the merchant service thing before. We got START on the phone and they were very thorough in answering our questions and educating us on the process and what to expect. We have been with them for over 5 years now and they continue to scale with our success."



"Shaun and his team understand what we needed as a small business owner. Being a small business owner himself, he understood the value in a solution that is economical along with well supported, which is exactly what we got in START!"


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Resources & Articles For Merchant Account Clients

Best Practices for an eCommerce website to avoid fraud

Best Practices For ECommerce Thank you for choosing START Merchant Services as your eCommerce Merchant Account provider. For your Merchant Account to be APPROVED quickly and efficiently, clearly display your contact info, as well as your intended Refund, Exchange,...

Every eCommrece website should do this

Customer disputes and chargebacks are very costly to eCommerce merchants in terms of both time and money. Disputes are time consuming to resolve, and when left unresolved…turn into expensive chargebacks! Chargebacks typically cost $25 per incident, and you will also...

What your website needs to accept credit cards

Thank you for choosing START Merchant Services as your eCommerce Merchant Account provider. In order for your Merchant Account to be APPROVED quickly and efficiently, clearly display your contact info, as well as your intended Refund, Exchange, Warranty and/or...

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